Circular Economy: Levelling up the 3‘R’s

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You may be shocked that the first article of BOX does not concern new technology. Rather, it is about a system of living.

Why?

As we embark on scientific discourse, it is imperative that, whatever technology we design, companies we build, or products we own, we think about the survival of society in the long term. Maybe, that’s hard to see in a “you versus the world” culture. In that particular mindset, it’s easier and more financially-sound to take and dispose resources without considering anyone else. (Just think of all the dumpsites!) But, what if you could have the same – or even better – level of success with an opposing school of thought? That is what the circular economy is about.   Continue reading

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